Now this type of inclination may increase the netbook sales on the Linux side, at least for itself, Hewlett-Packard has released a custom version of Ubuntu for its own Mini 1000 Mi Edition notebook. The new software reportedly sports a custom GUI that’s geared more for media and connectivity applications than your usual PC fare. It has easy to use extra feature than any other notebook operating system
At boot-up, Mi users are greeted with a screen presenting a Web search engine; a list of favorite Web sites; shortcuts to their music and photos; a settings manager; and a Start New Program button. If you click on the button, you’ll get separate tabs for Internet, Media, Utilities, Work, Play, and “All” applications. Because the OS is based on the Hardy Herring edition of Ubuntu, it should be able to run just about any Ubuntu app.